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Low Carb Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Low Carb Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

I've been making a lot of sweets lately, and I am starting to get tired of them. Weird huh? I guess I have no sweet tooth anymore, I much prefer the savory side of things. I wanted to make something different, and stumbled on a recipe for some spicy cookies. Sounded good to me, as I know chocolate and spice can pair up really well together - let's just say these Mexican hot chocolate cookies turned out great. I was really pleased with them, despite my recent grudges with coconut flour. The ...

Ketogenic Diet Food List: Everything You Need to Know

Ketogenic Diet Food List: Everything You Need to Know

Not sure what to eat on a ketogenic diet? Here's a quick food list for you to reference. Below you'll find a brief overview of what you can eat. Scroll further down to see more details on each section. Being on a diet isn’t the easiest thing in the world, especially when you don’t know what you should eat. We’ve put together this ketogenic diet food list to help people out there make decisions on what they are eating and shopping for. Below you can find a quick visual guide to what to eat ...

The Importance of Fats in a Ketogenic Diet

The Importance of Fats in a Ketogenic Diet

There are four main types of fats that we see in everyday life — each one comes with a handful of misconceptions and misinformation that has built up over the years. Saturated fats are typically demonized as the fat that causes heart disease, while vegetable oils usually get a free pass for being healthy. However, the truth is much more nuanced than this. To be optimally healthy, we actually need varying quantities of different types of keto fats. A Brief Overview of the Four Fats The ...

The Ketogenic Diet: A Keto Guide for Beginners

The Ketogenic Diet: A Keto Guide for Beginners

What is a Keto Diet? A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It’s referred to as many different names – ketogenic diet, low carb diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), etc. When you eat something high in carbs, your body will produce glucose and insulin. Glucose is the easiest molecule for your body to convert and use as energy so that it will be chosen over any other energy source. Insulin is produced to ...

Keto Calculator

Keto Calculator

Starting on a ketogenic diet? Let's calculate how much you should eat. We use the information you put in to create an accurate keto nutrition profile for you. How do I use your calculator to get my macros? Why do you need my gender/age/height/weight? Why do you need my body fat percentage? Why do you need to know my activity level? What is a deficit/surplus? Why should I eat so few carbs? How much protein should I be eating? I'm not sure about my macros, are they ...

Delicious Chocolate Keto Brownies

Delicious Chocolate Keto Brownies

These past few days have been tearing me up inside little by little. I've been craving brownies and everything I see has been reminding me of that. I see a blonde at the park, blonde...blondie? BROWNIE? Jeez, what has happened to me? Sometimes a keto diet can be a real pain on my temptation levels, and this week has really been killer. Normally I go after savory things but my cravings really need to be removed like a rotting wisdom tooth. I saw some low carb brownie recipes online and ...